Angel Animal Hospital

Angel Animal Hospital established a tradition over 50 years ago of providing compassionate veterinary medical care for pets in the Springfield, MO area.  Angel Animal Hospital, LLC carries on that same tradition as a modern, full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care for our patients. We also extensively integrate complementary and alternative approaches with traditional veterinary medical care while heavily emphasizing pain management.

We stress Preventive Care to enhance quality of life and maximize the number of years your pet will spend with you. Our helpful, knowledgeable and professional staff provide you the information needed to make the best choices for your pet's health.  We take pride in maintaining a high standard of care to help ensure your companion enjoys a happy, healthy and vibrant life.

Our hospital includes a well-stocked pharmacy, surgery and dental suites, in-house x-ray, laboratory and ultrasound capabilities, veterinary supervised indoor boarding kennels, and bathing services to meet your pet's every need.

We understand how special your companion is for your family, therefore we dedicate ourselves to being your partner in providing the health care your companion needs. We treat your pet as we do our own. Our purpose is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner. 

Throughout our website you will find information about our practice philosophy, the services we offer, helpful forms to assist you with your needs and an extensive Care Guides Page you can search for additional pet health care information. We are constantly adding valuable specials and useful information for you. Please bookmark our site and check back often so you do not miss any new features.  Be sure to also register for your very own Pet Portal for 24/7 access to your companion's health records.

Thank you for taking the time to read about our veterinary practice and the services we offer. We welcome your comments and suggestions.  Please contact us at (417)866-2923 for all your companion's health care needs.


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  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Sat: Call for Appt.
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours: Emergency Clinic Call 417-890-1600
  • Dr. Jane Flathers (Co-Owner)


    Dr. Flathers grew up in Rochester Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1993.  Over the years since graduation, she practiced in a variety of settings and gained a wealth of experience.  She focuses on general practice and enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine. 
    Dr. Flathers and her husband (Dr. Nie) purchased Angel Animal Hospital in 2006. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 01, 1993
    Education:
    DVM
    Interests:
    Traditional Veterinary Medicine & Surgery; Pain Management
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  • Dr. Gary Nie (Co-Owner)


    Dr. Nie integrates Complementary and Alternative Care with traditional veterinary medicine to help his patients heal and optimize their health.  He routinely treats Horses, Dogs and Cats but will also treat other species by special arrangement.

    You can learn more about Dr. Nie and the CAVM services he provides by visiting www.ivsmo.com.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 01, 1988
    Education:
    DVM, MS, PhD, DACT, DABVP, DACVIM, cVMA, cAC
    Interests:
    Complementary & Alternative Veterinary Medicine; Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Pain Management, Laser Therapy, Rehabilitation
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  • Linda (Manager/Receptionist)


    Linda has has provided our hospital many years of dedicated service. Our clients respect and love her for the helpful and compassionate service she has provided them over the years.

    Years in Practice:
    Jun 01, 1983
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  • Debbie (Assistant Manager/Receptionist)


    Debbie brings more than 10 years experience in the veterinary profession to our staff.  She has several 4 legged family members and likes spending her free time working in her yard and gardening.  Debbie feels blessed every day to be able to do what she loves, helping 4 legged friends and their owners.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
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  • Rachelle Kipp (Veterinary Assistant)


    Rachelle joined AAH in April of 2013. She has 3 dogs and 1 cat.  Her major is in Wildlife Biology at MSU and she anticipates graduating in December of 2015. After graduation she hopes to be a park ranger.  She loves "lake days" on her boat, camping, hunting with her dad, fishing and anything else outdoors. 
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 25, 2013
    Education:
    Attending MSU
    Interests:
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  • McCayla Atterberry (Veterinary Assistant)


    McCayla has two years of general studies under her belt at OTC.  She has wanted to work with animals her entire life and she says "I lover my job."  She has multiple pets, loves horseback riding and hunting in her free-time.
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 25, 2013
    Education:
    OTC
    Interests:
    horseback riding, hunting
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  • Sydney Nichols (Veterinary Assistant)


    Sydney likes all animals but it particularly fond of pigs.  She has volunteered for a number of years at the Dickerson Park Zoo learning about many exotic animal species.  She is currently attending MSU, majoring in animal science and hopes to attend veterinary school in the future.  One of her favorite activities is spending lots of time with her rescue dog and best friend "Mallie."
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 25, 2013
    Education:
    Attending MSU, majoring in Animal Science, Pre-Vet
    Interests:
    reading, writing, tv, movies
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